My husband and I ate at Dockside Dave's on St. Pete Beach at the suggestion of Sam, our BATS taxi driver. He was right on the money. There is also another location in Indian Rocks.
After reading every reveiw I could find before our trip, I had a list of places I wanted to try. This restaurant was not on that list, but after a week of trying them all, Dave's won, hands down.
The atmosphere is casual and the employees all very friendly.
When travelling, we like to take Rachel Ray's advice and go where the locals go and Dave's did not disappoint. On our 3rd and last visit there, the bartender/server thought that WE were local and said that she was disappointed to find that we were not.
The seafood bisque was to die for, and the grouper sandwich was the biggest and best off all the ones that we tried in that week on the island. The onion rings were HUGE and delicious! My husband had the gumbo and said that it was also great.
When I admired a wooden fish decoration in one of the windows, our server/bartender called the owner to find where I could get one. That was really beyond the call of duty!
As Sam said------Quality AND quantity all for a great price......what more could you ask for????